Established in early 2019, Old Town Atwater is a Downtown-based organization in the Heart of Atwater, CA; carrying a sole mission - To inspire infinte positive change through restoration & projects within the immediate community of Downtown Atwater. From preserving our unique history, to forming new community-centered opportunities, only capable through the hard work & dedication of the men, women and families of this association who are just like YOU!
Our active reach stretches as far as (but not limited to) the Atwater city boundaries. From clean-up projects to developing new local interests, come see just how we continue to enhance the community experience together!
Throughout the City of Atwater, as in many other localities, there are a number of areas unfortunately left to poor maintenance and neglect. We do not anticipate overwhelming funding for revitalization & cleaning efforts, as we should not. it becomes our responsibility see this happens by our hands as we develop long-term solutions for repurposing and maintenance. Everything starts here.
Although Old Town Atwater holds a heavy focus on preserving the history of our town, we continue to look forward into the future as well; securing opportunities, resources & experiences for the next generation. What we do now will become History. We feel it is very important, the things we leave behind; like a planted seed, to the present, idle & inert. but to the future, Fruitful.
Through this association, members discuss and develop action plans with strategies for the Downtown area and beyond. This includes planning, then conducting Events, Fundraisers, Revitalizations and more for the months & years that lie ahead. We continue to work closely with local businesses & Atwater City Officials to lay out our current endeavors with how they can align with the City's larger plans.
Interested in becoming a vital force of the downtown community while representing your city? Through monthly Member Meetings & Ambitions Activities, Old Town Atwater and its Members strive to enrich the Heart of the City of Atwater & beyond!
Now a century in the making, the City of Atwater continues to embrace its small town features, with a community like no other, amongst the best cities to live within California, since its inception in 1922. Learn more below...
From inside Old Town’s Immediate Boundaries; located within Winton Way, Atwater Boulevard, First Street & Drakeley Avenue, We consist of just what the name says we are, the Old Town of Atwater's Historical Downtown spectacles & Businesses.
Although the City of Atwater officially became a Town in the year 1888, it wasn’t until nearly 35 years later, the Old Town Atwater Association would come to be, in 1922. This would be the same year Atwater finally became an Incorporated City, Elected its first Mayor - George Bloss, and witnessed the opening of the Atwater Cash Grocery
As we set eyes onto the future, we have so much to be thankful for from this town that just keeps on giving. There is nothing like the City of Atwater, California; and Old Town Atwater is always proud to be a part of this journey. This Town has been, and always will be, a community effort worth the some of the greatest potential this State has yet to see!
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Old Town Atwater is a Non-profit 501(c)(3) Organization based out of the Downtown Historical district of Atwater, California. We focus on revitalization & expansion projects to benefit the immediate community. We prove support to not only our downtown businesses but the ever expanding Atwater marketplace.
We look forward to seeing you this winter 2022 and you can come back to this web page for future updates as we near the season!
Old Town has been around for 99 Years as we are coming up on our First Century Anniversary!! Our Birth Date is 1922
We currently do not have a dedicated Old Town building designated for Member meetings, yet we continue to make the best work with our resources as we do improvise with each other to operate in each others' establishments.
We currently have nearly two dozen dedicated members. As operations expand, so will available member positions. Please continue to check back with us if you have applied previously.